Phnom Penh, Cambodia – Cambodia’s Minister of Transport Sun Chanthol has said the country’s Western Line, which links Phnom Penh to the town of Poipet on the Thai border, has been completely restored and will resume full service in July.

‘On July 4, we will officially launch the renovated western rail line, a railroad that stretches for 388 kilometres. The completion of this railroad will make it possible to connect our country to Thailand by train’ the Minister said.

We went into more detail on the subject of rail track rehabilitation in Cambodia and Vietnam in the June issue of the magazine.